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Newington Arena....Home of the Hartford Braillers
05/24/2018
Newington Arena is the proud home to the Hartford Braillers. The...
Speed Skating Returns to Newington Arena
05/24/2018
We are extremely happy to have speed skating returning to Newington...
Newington Arena, Home of Finer Edge Figure Skating Club
04/24/2018
Newington Arena is the proud home of the Finer Edge Figure Skating...
WhalerLand open at Newington Arena
04/12/2018
The 21st century version Hartford Whalers have  a new ally:...
FREE Learn to Play Hockey
04/11/2018
    Free...
Spring & Summer Camps and Clinics
04/09/2018
Check out our Camps secition for all of our spring and summer camps...
Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show
11/28/2017
The Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show was a huge success with over...
Congratulations Nick Bonino & Ron Hainsey Stanley Cup Champions
06/13/2017
Newington Arena athletes and Connecticut natives Nick Bonino &...
Nutmeg Ice Dance Weekend
05/05/2017
Newington Arena played host to the 8th Nutmeg Ice Dance Weekend. ...
Daily Public Skating, Pick-Up Hockey, Hockey Skills
03/28/2017
Check out our schedule for daily public skating sessions, pick-up...
Friday Pick-Up Hockey Special.....$10.00
03/21/2017
Join us on Friday's from 12pm-1:20pm for our Friday Pick-Up Hockey...
Ice Jam at Newington Arena - Friday Nights
02/01/2017
Ice Jam on Friday Nights 7:10p-8:20p
LiveBarn at Newington Arena
01/27/2017
Newington Arena is the 1st in the STATE! LiveBarn is here Now...
 
Newington Arena....Home of the Hartford Braillers

Newington Arena is the proud home to the Hartford Braillers. The Braillers are a visually impaired hockey team playing one of the fastest growing para-sports across North America.  As Connecticut was once home of the Hartford Whalers, it is now home of the Hartford Braillers – a blind hockey team. Team practices are held at Newington Arena. Players of any level of experience are always welcome. Check out the recent features done by Fox 61 and WFSB 3:

Braillers featured on Fox 61:

http://fox61.com/2017/11/16/blind-hockey-in-ct-make-way-for-the-hartford-braillers/

Braillers featured on WFSB 3:

http://www.wfsb.com/story/37699476/hockey-team-helps-blind-players-rekindle-their-love-of-the-game


by posted 05/24/2018
Speed Skating Returns to Newington Arena

We are extremely happy to have speed skating returning to Newington Arena this fall. Please check our schedule for speed skating sessions.

At US Speedskating, from pond to podium, we envision a sport where all ages can experience the thrill of speed and the camaraderie of the skating community.  Speedskating is the fastest human-powered sport in the world. To date, US Speedskating has won 88 Olympic medals, making it the most successful winter sport in the U.S. 
 
Speedskating practice(short track) in Newington will be focused on developing skating skills, understanding strategy and tactics of the sport. Short track Speedskating is often referred to as NASCAR on ice. 
 
In order to safely participate in our session, every individual will need the following equipment:
skates, helmet, knee pads, gloves, long sleeve shirt, and long pants.
 
Our Coach, Elena Sklutovsky, is a level 3 USS certified Coach with more then 10 years of experience. She has a long record of developing many National and International level competitors. 

by posted 05/24/2018
Newington Arena, Home of Finer Edge Figure Skating Club

Newington Arena is the proud home of the Finer Edge Figure Skating Club. FEFSC is an exemplary figure skating club with international accolades. For more information about Finer Edge Figure Skating Club, please visit http://fineredgefsc.weebly.com/


by posted 04/24/2018
WhalerLand open at Newington Arena

The 21st century version Hartford Whalers have  a new ally: Whaler Land has opened in Newington, and will be expanding in the summer.

Whaler Land is a store within the 2-rink Newington Arena.  Whaler Land sells an abundance of gear for Hartford area sports: Old-School New England Whalers tee shirts, including those with "Pucky" the whale and the retro "harpoon" logo adorn the clothing racks in Whaler Land.  
 
Adults who were in Connecticut when the Whalers were playing can view posters of past teams on the Whaler Land walls while this children can play a game of table hockey.
 
"Children are somehow interested in the team.  Some are fascinated when we play old time Whalers videos", says Mark Stewart, who is a co-founder of Whaler Land.  The store is open on Saturdays, when Newington Arena holds free skate times for kids and parents, and by appointment.  
 
Whaler Land supports an overall mission: to bring an NHL team back to Hartford.  "We want more and more fans of hockey to wear shirts and hats this summer to show the support for relocating a team is real", says EJ Devokaitis.  "Devoted Devo" is another who is working to bring back a 21st century Whalers.  
 
Ultimately, swarms of sports lovers who'd like to see a major league franchise return to Hartford are meant to lure a Billionaire owner to bring him team here.  Stewart chimes in here: "What better to do with $350 mil than majority ownership that gets you into the best club around - the 32 owners of the most international game among the four big sports!"  
 
Their Linked-in campaign, to find that billionaire, a bit sultry, started this month.  Whaler Land's merchandise is available at www.NHLtoHartford.org.  The store features "all things Whalers", including their new clothing with the slogan "Make Connecticut SKATE Again."
 
Whaler Land holds an on-ice and off-ice event May 5 featuring a skating mascot and games for children.  Parents can register for the event on Event Brite at 

by posted 04/12/2018
FREE Learn to Play Hockey
 
Tell potential hockey lovers about this 10-week program!
 
 
Tuesday Evenings
April 24-June 26
5:30-6:30 pm
 
GottaLoveCTHockey, Newington Arena, and IPH Hockey are offering a free 10-week program for boys and girls ages 4-9 to teach the hockey basics!
 
Ideally participants will have some previous skating ability, but none is required.
 
This program is designed to provide children of families that have NOT played in the past a chance to learn the game without the expense of buying equipment and paying for introductory instruction.
 
 
See What It's Like!
 
Check out past Learn-to-Play fun to see how this program sparks a love for hockey!
 
 
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GottaLoveCTHockey is sponsored by the Connecticut Hockey Conference, CT's USA Hockey affiliate.
GottaLoveCTHockey | PO Box 153 | Avon, CT 06001

by posted 04/11/2018
Spring & Summer Camps and Clinics

Check out our Camps secition for all of our spring and summer camps at Newington Arena.


by posted 04/09/2018
Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show

The Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show was a huge success with over 40 performances. Thank you to Michelle Nowick for coordinating the event and Brittany Schon and the many coaches who contributed to the show. Great job by all performers !!!!


by posted 11/28/2017
Congratulations Nick Bonino & Ron Hainsey Stanley Cup Champions

Newington Arena athletes and Connecticut natives Nick Bonino & Ron Hainsey will be having their names etched on the Stanley Cup!  Nick, Ron and their fellow Pittsburgh Penguins teammates are the 2017 Stanley Cup Champions!

Newington Arena is the proud training home to both Ron and Nick in the off-season.

Both athletes have done their off-ice training at Pete Asadourian’s Future Fitness Sport Specific Training facility for years as well as regulars in the College-Pro Hockey camp that runs every August at Newington Arena.

Congratulations to Nick and Ron on a great season and an amazing playoff run.


by posted 06/13/2017
Nutmeg Ice Dance Weekend

Newington Arena played host to the 8th Nutmeg Ice Dance Weekend.  A special thank you to Nancy Brittingham for organizing the fantastic event.


by posted 05/05/2017
Daily Public Skating, Pick-Up Hockey, Hockey Skills

Check out our schedule for daily public skating sessions, pick-up hockey sessions (formerly stick time), and hockey skills sessions (formerly open hockey).


by posted 03/28/2017
Friday Pick-Up Hockey Special.....$10.00

Join us on Friday's from 12pm-1:20pm for our Friday Pick-Up Hockey Special. Only $10.00.  Full equipment is required and you must be 16 or older to participate in this pick-up game. Goalies play for free.......if you bring a goalie, you also skate for free.


by posted 03/21/2017
Ice Jam at Newington Arena - Friday Nights

Ice Jam on Friday Nights 7:10p-8:20p


by posted 02/01/2017
LiveBarn at Newington Arena

Newington Arena is the 1st in the STATE! LiveBarn is here

Now your family and friends that can not attend the game will be able to watch live or replay later. The Live Barn streaming video is the result of the recent installation of a state of the art technology video system.  The multi camera system follows the flow of a game like a television broadcast and can be played anywhere on your computers or mobile devices.

To get a free trial and a 10% discount use promo code 7e75-b595 when you go to livebarn.com Its easy and the memories of the games can now be shared by all.


by posted 01/27/2017
COOLEST Place in CT
Ortho OUCH Care
Free Public WiFi

Whether you are doing some after hours work or a student getting caught up on homework, Newington Arena provides our customers with free public wifi.

Inside Newington Arena

Future Fitness

Located on the 2nd Floor over looking the lobby & Blue Rink of the Newington Arena facility, Future Fitness offers in and out of season training to get hockey players to the peak of their game and keep them there!

Learn more: www.aboutfuturefitness.com

 

hockey1.com

Hockey1 Pro Shop

Located in our Main Lobby, Hockey1 sells all the latest hockey and figure skating equipment you need to take your game to the next level!

Visit Hockey1.com now to browse their merchandise.

For Store Hours, please contact: 1.860.436.5113

Skate Sharpening available

 

The

Arena

Grill

The Arena Grill

Located in our Main Lobby, The Arena Grill provides a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner options

Open daily on weekdays from 4p-9p and all day on weekends

 

Finer Edge Figure Skating Club is located on our second floor. FEFSC is an exemplary figure skating club with international accolades.  For more information visit http://fineredgefsc.weebly.com/

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